The Venetian ascendancy in the Levant dates from this epoch; for, though the republic had no power to occupy all the domains ceded to it, Candia was taken, together with several small islands and stations on the mainland.
Prolonged warfare with the Otto- and mans, who forced her to abandon Candia in 1669, Spain.
Candia), after Sicily and Sardinia the largest island in the Mediterranean, situated between 34° 50' and 35° 40' N.
Are the bays of Candia and Malea, the deep Mirabello Bay and the Bay of Sitia.
From Candia, offers a convenient shelter against northerly gales.